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Man wounded in latest shooting along I-270 in St. Louis area

Authorities say a gunman has opened fire along a St. Louis County highway and wounded a motorist who crashed into a cable barrier

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Weather Service: Tornado hit southern Illinois on Saturday

The National Weather Service says a tornado packing winds of up to 100 mph struck far southern Illinois during last weekend's severe weather outbreak

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Man sentenced to 4 years in prison in Missouri bank heist

A man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for robbing a St. Louis County bank

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University of Illinois administrators seek a tuition hike

University of Illinois administrators have recommended raising tuition costs for in-state freshmen for the first time in six years

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Body of soldier killed in Kenya attack brought to Illinois

The remains of a suburban Chicago soldier who was killed in an attack on a Kenyan military base have arrived in Illinois

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Company closes Boonville hospital with short notice

A Kansas hospital company abruptly closed a central Missouri hospital because of regulatory issues

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University of Missouri ending ties with Confucius Institute

The University of Missouri plans to end its contract with the Confucius Institute

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Autopsy didn't find cause of death of suburban Chicago woman

An autopsy by the Cook County medical examiner failed to determine the cause of death of a suburban Chicago woman whose body was found in a car on Chicago's West Side

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Judge rules infamous towing service can stay in business

A judge has ruled Chicago’s Lincoln Towing Service, reviled by owners of illegally parked cars and parodied in song for its aggressive way of doing business, may stay in business

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Illinois updating birth certificates for transgender dads

Illinois is updating its birth certificate system to affirm the gender identities of transgender parents